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  1. Stop/start traffic nightmare! New M5 user - Sydney

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    After some weeks waiting for approval to join the board, it is now my time to introduce myself and discuss the existing issues that are preventing me from fully enjoying the Green beast. Like Shrek but with Carrera's, Air Max's and bulging 'roid muscles! I bought this car from fellow M5 board...
  2. Car struggling to accelerate, need some advise.

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    so last night, i decided to do the Drive cycle in my car to get all the monitors ready for inspection, I had a pending code ( no SES ) it was P0101. So i cleared the code, did the 3min idle procedure, drove it for 3miles, drove just fine, parked it, i was waiting for someone, for 10mins, then i...
  3. F10 M5 DCT Jerky and Clutch bite point

    F10 M5 Discussion
    I have has some issues with my 2013 F10 M5 - 42,000KM on the clock. Two main issues: 1. Very ocassionally the box jerks between gears on normal driving acceleration. The DCT is amazingly smooth but this jerky change is so strange - sometimes followed by a clunk noise. 2. The clutch bite point...
  4. Ready to sell the M5

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I've owned a 2001 M5 since September of 2012 with 86k miles. It now has 131k miles. There is no doubt that this is an expensive car to own, and I embraced that fact when I bought it. As problems came up, I fixed them. I'm not sure exactly when the most recent (and obnoxious) problem came up...